In 1796 over 2,000 black and mixed-race prisoners were imprisoned at Portchester Castle. Their arrival must have aroused extraordinary interest in Portsmouth and the surrounding area. This got us thinking: how much do we know about other black people living in Britain at this time? [ Eht.social Link ]
If you’re lucky enough to have seen Dunkirk already, make sure you pop over to Dover Castle this summer to see the actual costumes worn by Kenneth Branagh, Harry Styles and Fionn Whitehead! [ Eht.social Link ]
The East Midlands has had a relatively peaceful past but there's plenty to explore in this part of England. From castles and stately homes to a former royal residence, here's what not to miss in Northamptonshire and Leicestershire.
Stand on the site of Salisbury's original cathedral and imagine what life was like in the once thriving town of Old Sarum, an ancient centre of power. Don't miss the breathtaking views over Wiltshire from the top of the ramparts! [ Eht.social Link ]